What We Read Today 09 December 2013

December 9th, 2013
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The top of today's reading list reports that 401(k) contributions are down and HSAs (Health Savings Accounts) are up ........ and the last article reports that an obscure stock market indicator has truned down.

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Cleaning up water in the oil patch is a tougher slog than many expected. Geology and water chemistry vary so much by location that no one has devised a cheap, one-size-fits-all technology to convince most producers to recycle.


  • The PBGC’s perfect storm (Paula Aven Gladych, Benefits Pro) The government's Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation is $36 billion in the hole.

Click on graph for larger image at U.S. Global Investors.

  • The Kirtland Air Force Base Jet Fuel Spill: An Update (David Correia, La Jicarita) Hat tip to Sig Silber. The U.S. Air Force has created the largest underground toxic spill in U.S. history because of over a half century of neglect. And there is nothing being done about it.
  • Does Modern Portfolio Theory Still Work? (Vern Smnight, Financial Planning) This slightly confusing article says yes but qualifies certain shortcomings. Something like this building location is safe from floods except for heavy rains.


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